Brooks College Prep Academy High School

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250 E 111th St

Chicago, IL 60628

(773) 535-9930

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 800

Students Per Teacher: 12

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20 Parent Reviews for Brooks College Prep Academy High School

Small class sizes, excellent and involved principal, diverse student body, challenging courses (including AP), plenty of activities/ sports, 100% college placement and safe environment. There are NO fights or gangs at this school, only scholars! Parental involvement is strong at Brooks esp through Brooks ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/05/13

My school is fantastic. The clubs are amazing and useful to the community. The school is cultural, diverse, and welcoming. The people are amazing. The staff really cares about you and strives to help you be the best you can be. They want you to succeed. I really love this school. I would recommend this ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 10/20/13

Let me say that brooks is a fundamental / AMAZiNG school. I dont go there but i am applying their they are my first choice the open house i attended was just wondeful. They have remodled and it's looking very good they have a pond outisde the school it's a beautiful site to see and there school is well ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 10/28/11

This is an amazing school! I have been challenged and learned so much. I am glad I was accepted to this school. I am have been accepted to Harvard College on the east coast and Duke University (amongst others). I have chosen Duke University and is excited to attend in the fall. The teachers are great ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 03/30/11

This is our second year in the Brooks family. I think that Dr. Brown, the teachers, and the rest of Brooks staff are doing a great job. My child's academic needs are being met. The teachers and curriculum is challenging. The extra curricular activities are getting better. My son feels very safe at this ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/27/09

My child went to Brooks for four years and did not like the school. My response was this is a top ranked school, and it will be good for you. Ever since the new principal was hired, the school seems to be going down except in sports. You have very good teachers in place if they are allowed to teach, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/18/09

My two daughters attended this school there freshman, and sophmore year. Unfortunetly, we had moved because of my husbands job. This schools cirriculum is outstanding, and the teachers were very helpful to my childrens needs.

Posted by a parent on 03/28/08

I am a current freshman at Brooks and I absolutely love my school! The curriculum is very good but it's challenging!! You can not slack off because it will show in your grades immediately. Teachers provide both students and parents with phone numbers and e-mail addresses. Students here stay focused on ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 01/19/08

GBCP has a good college prep curriculum, but needs to add more AP classes,better prepare students for standardized testing,and track student 4 year progress with better college prep counseling services. Brooks, academically is a top school on the South Side of Chicago, but doesn't operate at the same ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/24/07

(GBCPA),Gwendolyn Brooks College Preratory Academy is an absolutly amazing highschool. The school is absolutly breathtaking, surrounded by beautiful wildlife attracted by the very immaculate pond taht does nothing but add to the beauty of the school. The students that attend GBCPA are some of the brightest ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 03/31/06

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Test scores for Brooks College Prep Academy High School

PSAE* Test Scores

Grade Level: 11

Test Year: 2012
Brooks College Prep Academy High School
City Of Chicago Sd 299
* In 2011-2012 Illinois used the Prairie State Achievement Examination (PSAE) to test students in grade 11 in reading, math and science. The PSAE is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Chicago schools — Brooks College Prep Academy High School is located at 250 E 111th St, Chicago IL 60628. 250 E 111th St is in the 60628 ZIP code in Chicago, IL The school district for Brooks College Prep Academy High School is the City Of Chicago Sd 299. Brooks College Prep Academy High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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